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UIA!C�����q��ûk�T28t(z�E:t���E�d�A0 0000006100 00000 n 0000023298 00000 n Careful application of the criteria by health professionals, consumers, payors, and health systems should lead to closer monitoring of drug use in older adults. x�}�?hQ����KrI.�lR�5�����%�؂��U endstream endobj startxref South Korean geriatrics on Beers Criteria medications at risk of adverse drug events. 0000011557 00000 n Originally conceived of in 1991 by the late Mark Beers, MD, a geriatrician, the Beers Criteria catalogues medications that cause side effects in the elderly due to the physiologic changes of aging. ~-��o`"�9���c�ל�8Y�3ju�4�L�{�5�C��[�KW7�_�`'��Sv%���sx��Q�CW��~rqy�LY�/,Lϣ���Z���͏����J�ȵ��U�ׯ���:ܽ{�8��^����3��,�=�D�w6�(`!L�|j�_��G3���3�����C8� �8���Nៀ1�\���|��#d���k5΁TN��`���,-�����g����)���$z���_���(�e���~�Dء{'�lJ������������+���M\�i��r���$��\}e�9��Q����2��>~b�T�HU�K���r�RϔҞ�FB5UY;��t����=|��ô���'q^�4�̈́�F!��v�5pr`��ZR@�Xņ�ޖŵ�����QqH|�W�b]� ��W�+!�/I�jH� �D���G �$�%���θ�G�����rK|�����*J�S7˙^;���ݝ�m:�8�s��������Euv��"�9?�䛚%uR��E The primary target audience is the practicing clinician. 0000001954 00000 n In 2011, the AGS sponsored its fi rst update of the criteria, 0000002585 00000 n Dr. M.H. 0000005892 00000 n 0 0000002031 00000 n 0000000796 00000 n endobj <> %%EOF 0000005304 00000 n Use of 2015 Beers Criteria Medications by Older Medicare Beneficiaries. 0000002757 00000 n Consult Pharm. 0000004371 00000 n %���� startxref h��Z�n�8~�}��E�=$E�0(�8Ml�d������a�(�+ɝf�~ϡ$[Rd[v�X 0000003954 00000 n %PDF-1.6 %���� 2015 Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults. %PDF-1.6 u���.�t��q�k&� B1?dRpp�q��,�LK�� �C�U����a���I�%4����0i|,��PLcgJ 0000000017 00000 n 0000027610 00000 n Some highlights of the potential medication issues mentioned in the latest version of the Beers criteria … 0000001644 00000 n The 2015 AGS Beers Criteria are applicable to all older adults with the exclusion of those in palliative and hospice care. 33 (1):48-54. . 0000005671 00000 n View the 2012 PDF here, along with rationale for why the medications might be inappropriate and the … �z ���MU {���?�E��z�M�ʢ�,{h�JK�� %%EOF 0000027953 00000 n 25 0 obj <> endobj The Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults, commonly called the Beers List, are guidelines for healthcare professionals to help improve the safety of prescribing medications for older adults. 0000001812 00000 n The updated report was published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 0000001468 00000 n 0000017873 00000 n -Պcz��3�9��s6M�]}�S��o��1�u�=>F��4�)5��[(��x�2�|ȭ��l�W$,�P���� i�gY�rZ�Ǹ:��� 125 0 obj<>stream ��L��dJ`c�1��fZa�L�Li_10r���4�����z3�R���U�؉�.���!f���R�-� ���QT�['���5L�8���}�GO�� 0000005470 00000 n The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Beers Criteria® were updated recently, as they are every three years, by an interdisciplinary panel of geriatric experts. 2018 Jan 1. 2018. �}�Ȱ�]2tu�I�"j���J)�eCD��+%�t(7�T�� trailer 13 (3):e0191376. Patel R, Zhu L, Sohal D, Lenkova E, Koshki N, Woelfel J, et al. INTENT OF CRITERIA The 2012 AGS Beers Criteria are intended for use in all ambulatory and institutional settings of care for popula-tions aged 65 and older in the United States. Potentially Inappropriate Medications for the Elderly According to the Revised Beers Criteria The American Geriatric Society has updated the Beers Criteria list based on evidence-based recommendations. These were first issued in 1991 and have been updated repeatedly over the years. U�^j�!�I&B�����o>���;=���,Y#^���T�pM/FYͺ���E:s��R^�� h�b```b``�c`e`�b`@ �(Dž o��9�K� ئ1520�ٽ{T�`Dz��n�]iv=�E��,�lIҜ��ɘ��Ь��g���&���00�ut ͂�0�- �dL2Qm~F� -IJ F!>��TF[�'� \LS���~f� �0_ �f��a}�DU��Mƍ6�MYZp 3��L"]� �� �I������zA,V��6���$�A� ��|�H�;H�� �+�u�� ��@�����&F�@� %�3I0 �� 0000027369 00000 n The Beers Criteria are a unique set of evidence-based recommendations tailored specifically for older adults (65 years and older) in all care settings, except hospice or palliative care. Beers Criteria. 0000006488 00000 n They emphasize deprescribing medications that are unnecessary, which helps to reduce the problems of polypharmacy, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions, thereby improving the risk–benefit ratio of medication regimens in at-risk people. † Incorporate needed exceptions in the criteria as the panel deemed clinically appropriate. Lindsey Harrison, Emilie O'Connor, Chunfa Jie, Thomas Benzoni, Catherine Hackett Renner, Ryan McCracken, Potentially inappropriate medication prescribing in the elderly: Is the beers criteria relevant in the Emergency Department today?, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2019.05.052, (2019).